Building a sustainable future is at the core of our activities.
At EDECS, we acknowledge our responsibility towards our employees, customers, business partners, community, and future generations. Therefore, we are committed to promoting sustainability through a continuous improvement of corporate governance, rigorous and transparent reporting of environmental metrics, and minimization of our impact on the natural environment when designing, building, and managing facilities. We aim to create a sustainable business in which continuous improvement and excellence are intuitive in everything we do.
We believe that balanced, responsible management of the three recognized pillars of sustainability -social, environmental, and economical is essential to achieving our vision of a business looking to tomorrow, thinking globally, and acting locally. We empower our people and other stakeholders in promoting health and well-being, enhancing the communities we work in and the wider environment.
EDECS seeks excellence in every aspect of our business and is committed to minimizing our business operations’ environmental impacts. In all company’s activities.
The Annual Sustainability Conference 2nd Edition in Luxor
EDECS was honored to participate in The Annual Sustainability Conference, 2nd edition in Luxor, sponsored by Orman Association and under the slogan of sustainability, economic and social transformations, under the patronage and presence of seven ministers, and the participation of lecturers from European and American universities, a group of bank heads and representatives of major international organizations, and CSR officials in the private sector.
Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Hala Al-Saeed.
Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat.
Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Nevin Gamea.
Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Abroad Affairs, Ambassador Nabila Makram.
Minister of Social Solidarity, Dr. Nevin Al-Kabbaj.
Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr. Ashraf Sobhi.
Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, Dr. Ali Al-Moselhi.
President of the Egyptian Federation of Industries, Engineer Mohamed El Sewedy.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orman Society, Engineer Hossam El-Qabany.
Orman’s hosting of a large number of economists from around the world, bank heads, and international lecturers in the field of economic and sustainable development in the second edition of the conference comes within the framework of maximizing the exchange of experiences and highlighting the role of sustainability in enhancing the competitiveness of economic institutions, raising productivity, and enhancing economic indicators And development for implementing corporate social responsibility initiatives, as well as activating cooperation with regional and international organizations to create positive partnerships between civil society organizations and the private sector, in coordination with government institutions, taking into account Egypt’s Vision 2030.
We take our corporate social responsibility seriously.
Our management team has built the foundations to constantly initiate important endeavors to help make the world a better place.
EDECS's role extends to enhancing the communities we operate around and providing value to stakeholders and people of all backgrounds.
We provide annual internship programs to train the bright minds of the younger generations of engineers to cope with the international market.
At EDECS, we collaborate with NGOs to support their endeavors in building sustainable housing for underdeveloped areas; we collaborated with Misr El Kheir to achieve the following:
I installed insulating roofs, doors, windows, bathrooms, and sanitation in 28 houses in 3 villages.
Blankets were also distributed to those needing protection against the cold weather.
Masr El Kheir Foundation
EDECS has contributed multiple donations to support Masr El kheir foundation in its efforts in development field and providing humanitarian assistance to improve the quality of life in the areas of comprehensive community development.
Some of the donations were directed to:
Gastrointestinal endoscope equipment
Ahl Masr Foundation
EDECS has contributed multiple donations to support the Ahl Masr foundation with their tailored and efficient integrated burn and trauma management to help re-integrate victims back into society with a healed mind, body, and soul.
Some of the donations were directed to purchase related medical equipment:
Electric Dermatome for Burn Cases
Pumps, Feeding for burn cases
Dar Al-Orman Association
EDECS has contributed multiple donations to support Dar Al-Orman in its humane efforts to deliver medical care for people with heart and other diseases to alleviate the pain of those suffering.
Some of the donations were directed to:
Heart disease operations
Shefa El Orman Hospital
Beni Suef "Samasta "Winter Campaign
We aim to protect the neediest families from potential life risks and refurbish their homes. Distribute blankets to protect them against cold weather to get a decent life.
Installation of insulating roofs, doors, windows, bathrooms, and sanitation in 28 houses.
Assiut "Beni Sha'Ran" Campaign
We aim to develop families' lives, alleviate their suffering, and give them a suitable life.
According to our donations, we have achieved economic and social development for more than 100 members of those families in "Manfalut village."
"Lehataa" Islamic Center Campaign
The center was founded in 2004 and included Mosque, Islamic Library, and Stateroom.
Established to serve the Muslim community to perform their acts of worship, conduct programs of Islamic education, and Provide needed guidance and assistance to Muslims.
To preserve and relate the Islamic knowledge programs and facilities to the young Muslims.
Participated in a fully equipped surgery operating room at the Kids Cancer Hospital in Luxor.
It's essential to utilize our resources and expertise for the enhancement of our communities
At EDECS, we collaborate with NGOs to support their endeavors in building sustainable housing for underdeveloped areas. In our Beni Suef Winter Campaign, we collaborated with Misr El Kheir to achieve the following:
Installed insulating roofs, doors, windows, bathrooms, and sanitation in 28 houses in 3 villages.
Distributed blankets to protect against cold weather.
SUPPORTING THE YOUTH
As a multinational construction company, our role extends to enhancing the communities in which we operate and providing value to people of all backgrounds. We provide an annual internship program with the intention of training the bright minds of the younger generations of engineers for a better future.
Watch below the Minister of Transportation, Lt Gen Kamel Al-Wazir, explain to our interns the value of getting hands-on experience on-site.
HEALTH & SAFETY
We are committed to the effective management of Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) matters as an integral part of our business.
We believe that our employees, subcontractors, and suppliers' health and safety are essential to our business's successful conduct and future growth.
We meet all safety requirements of our Egyptian & International clients, which results in clear company records through our projects as indicated by the government (Egyptian Bureau of Labor) and our clients.
Our management’s continuous efforts pursuing quality and safety were met with International Recognition, qualifying us for:
ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System (QMS).
ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHS).
ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management System (EMS).
We analyze and measure our accomplishments by our impact and how it builds towards a safer, more sustainable future.
We are dedicated to being solid environmental guardians using the most advanced technology available to reduce our environmental impact and encourage sustainable business practices.
We actively try to guarantee that our construction activities are environmentally mindful, and we incorporate environmental safety safeguards into each construction site's HSE processes and regulations.
Quality is important to our business because we value our customers. We are keen to provide our customers with deliverables and services that meet and exceed their expectations.
We are committed to continuous improvement and have established a Quality Management System which provides a framework for measuring and improving our performance.
We have the following management systems in place to support us in our aim of total customer satisfaction and continuous improvement throughout our business.
QMS ISO 9001:2015.
OHSMS ISO 45001:2018.
EMS ISO 14001:2015.
These objectives are accomplished by:
Effective planning and quality assurance to accomplish clients’ requirements.
Employing an experienced, competent workforce with the determination to work professionally with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and consultants to achieve planned targets.
Providing proper training to the company staff to understand and adhere to the needs and responsibilities of the quality management system and modern techniques.
Implementing necessary control measures to ensure that risks are reduced as low as reasonably feasible.
EDECS ensures the continual improvement of the integrated management system
Implementing this policy is a prime management objective and the responsibility of all employees. EDECS Co. management avails sufficient resources, including qualified and trained personnel, to meet the quality objectives.
Safe and organized construction sites are a necessity for all projects we undertake
EDECS is recognized for its construction sites by various international organizations.
A safety and accident prevention plan is produced before the commencement of any construction project, outlining the health and safety rules that will be followed and how to perform safe work and protect workers, property, and equipment.
During projects, employees get continuing safety training, beginning with an induction session before coming on-site. Weekly toolbox briefings are held to keep personnel informed about the hazards that come with their activities.